Certificate IV in Fitness

National ID: SIS40215
State ID: AWN7
Qualification level:

Course is available at the following locations

Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

Personal Trainer 9 month program

If you want to become a Personal Trainerbut you haven’t completed SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness, then this new 9 month program will help you achieve your goal faster. After completing the selected pre requisite units in the first 10 weeks of training, you will then begin the Certificate IV in Fitness providing you with the skills, knowledge and competencies to begin your career as a Personal Trainer.

You willbegin by completingthese pre-requisite units from SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness:

  • SISFFIT001 Provide health screening and fitness orientation
  • SISFFIT002 Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations
  • SISFFIT003 Instruct fitness programs
  • SISFFIT004 Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming
  • SISFFIT005 Provide healthy eating information
  • SISFFIT006 Conduct fitness appraisals
  • SISFFIT014 Instruct exercise to older clients
  • SISXCCS001 Provide quality service
  • *HLTAID003 Provide first aid

Within your studies you will learn to deliver fitness programs to older adults, children and people with specific needs; advanced strength and conditioning techniques and programming; to use a wide range of indoor and outdoor equipment in fitness programs; work with allied health professionals; and sales and marketing to build your own client base or business.

Practical training will be conducted in our fully equipped gym facilities, as well as various outdoor venues. You will also be required to complete on-the-job experience in industry, this may include early morning, lunchtime or late afternoon shifts outside of normal class time.

Classes are conducted face to face over 3 to 4 days (Tuesday – Friday) each week.

*You will also need to obtain your Senior First Aid certificate with another recognised training provider.

Course description

Personal Trainer 9 month program

If you want to become a Personal Trainerbut you haven’t completed SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness, then this new 9 month program will help you achieve your goal faster. After completing the selected pre requisite units in the first 10 weeks of training, you will then begin the Certificate IV in Fitness providing you with the skills, knowledge and competencies to begin your career as a Personal Trainer.

You willbegin by completingthese pre-requisite units from SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness:

  • SISFFIT001 Provide health screening and fitness orientation
  • SISFFIT002 Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations
  • SISFFIT003 Instruct fitness programs
  • SISFFIT004 Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming
  • SISFFIT005 Provide healthy eating information
  • SISFFIT006 Conduct fitness appraisals
  • SISFFIT014 Instruct exercise to older clients
  • SISXCCS001 Provide quality service
  • *HLTAID003 Provide first aid

Within your studies you will learn to deliver fitness programs to older adults, children and people with specific needs; advanced strength and conditioning techniques and programming; to use a wide range of indoor and outdoor equipment in fitness programs; work with allied health professionals; and sales and marketing to build your own client base or business.

Practical training will be conducted in our fully equipped gym facilities, as well as various outdoor venues. You will also be required to complete on-the-job experience in industry, this may include early morning, lunchtime or late afternoon shifts outside of normal class time.

Classes are conducted face to face over 3 to 4 days (Tuesday – Friday) each week.

*You will also need to obtain your Senior First Aid certificate with another recognised training provider.

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
South Metropolitan TAFE

Does your dream career involve a lot of exercise?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Fitness you'll be on your way to a career as a personal trainer or gym instructor.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to apply anatomy and physiology principles to fitness, assessing fitness levels, working with medical and allied health professionals, applying motivational psychology to health and fitness goals, biomechanical posture screening, planning and delivering personal and group exercise programs, delivering exercise programs for seniors, and workplace safety and health.

Course description

Does your dream career involve a lot of exercise?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Fitness you'll be on your way to a career as a personal trainer or gym instructor.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to apply anatomy and physiology principles to fitness, assessing fitness levels, working with medical and allied health professionals, applying motivational psychology to health and fitness goals, biomechanical posture screening, planning and delivering personal and group exercise programs, delivering exercise programs for seniors, and workplace safety and health.

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
South Regional TAFE

This qualification reflects the role of personal trainers who have specialist skills to train individual clients, or groups of clients, on a one-on-one or group basis, to improve health-related components of fitness in relatively low risk situations. This may include training of older clients and children. They have a substantial depth of knowledge to plan, conduct and evaluate exercise training; provide leadership and guidance to clients and other staff; and deal with unpredictable situations applying defined guidelines and procedures from the fitness industry and the organisation. They work independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems, including monitoring and managing business activities to operate efficiently and profitably.

The qualification does not provide the skills and knowledge for an individual to provide advice or exercise instruction to high risk clients, other than to refer the client to an appropriate medical or allied health professional. This qualification provides a pathway to work in a diversity of fitness industry businesses including fitness centres, gyms, aquatic facilities, community facilities and in open spaces, where risk management (through risk assessment and hazard control processes) does not already exist.

Working with Children and/or vulnerable People Requirements
Some sport, recreation and fitness qualifications include units of competency requiring students to obtain a Working with Children Card. Information on the units that have this requirements can be accessed from the SIS Training Package Implementation Guide

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

Mandatory Entry Requirements
Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who hold a current first aid and CPR certificate and have been recognised as competent through a recognised training program or recognition process against the following units of competency:
SISFFIT001Provide health screening and fitness orientation
SISFFIT002Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations
SISFFIT003Instruct fitness programs
SISFFIT004Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming
SISFFIT005Provide healthy eating information
SISFFIT006Conduct fitness appraisals
SISFFIT014Instruct exercise to older clients
SISXCCS001Provide quality service

Course description

This qualification reflects the role of personal trainers who have specialist skills to train individual clients, or groups of clients, on a one-on-one or group basis, to improve health-related components of fitness in relatively low risk situations. This may include training of older clients and children. They have a substantial depth of knowledge to plan, conduct and evaluate exercise training; provide leadership and guidance to clients and other staff; and deal with unpredictable situations applying defined guidelines and procedures from the fitness industry and the organisation. They work independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems, including monitoring and managing business activities to operate efficiently and profitably.

The qualification does not provide the skills and knowledge for an individual to provide advice or exercise instruction to high risk clients, other than to refer the client to an appropriate medical or allied health professional. This qualification provides a pathway to work in a diversity of fitness industry businesses including fitness centres, gyms, aquatic facilities, community facilities and in open spaces, where risk management (through risk assessment and hazard control processes) does not already exist.

Working with Children and/or vulnerable People Requirements
Some sport, recreation and fitness qualifications include units of competency requiring students to obtain a Working with Children Card. Information on the units that have this requirements can be accessed from the SIS Training Package Implementation Guide

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

Mandatory Entry Requirements
Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who hold a current first aid and CPR certificate and have been recognised as competent through a recognised training program or recognition process against the following units of competency:
SISFFIT001Provide health screening and fitness orientation
SISFFIT002Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations
SISFFIT003Instruct fitness programs
SISFFIT004Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming
SISFFIT005Provide healthy eating information
SISFFIT006Conduct fitness appraisals
SISFFIT014Instruct exercise to older clients
SISXCCS001Provide quality service

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
North Regional TAFE

This qualification reflects the role of personal trainers who have specialist skills to train individual clients, or groups of clients, on a one-on-one or group basis, to improve health-related components of fitness in relatively low risk situations. This may include training of older clients and children.

They have a substantial depth of knowledge to plan, conduct and evaluate exercise training; provide leadership and guidance to clients and other staff; and deal with unpredictable situations applying defined guidelines and procedures from the fitness industry and the organisation.

They work independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems, including monitoring and managing business activities to operate efficiently and profitably.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in a diversity of fitness industry businesses including fitness centres, gyms, aquatic facilities, community facilities and in open spaces, where risk management (through risk assessment and hazard control processes) does not already exist.

Course description

This qualification reflects the role of personal trainers who have specialist skills to train individual clients, or groups of clients, on a one-on-one or group basis, to improve health-related components of fitness in relatively low risk situations. This may include training of older clients and children.

They have a substantial depth of knowledge to plan, conduct and evaluate exercise training; provide leadership and guidance to clients and other staff; and deal with unpredictable situations applying defined guidelines and procedures from the fitness industry and the organisation.

They work independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems, including monitoring and managing business activities to operate efficiently and profitably.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in a diversity of fitness industry businesses including fitness centres, gyms, aquatic facilities, community facilities and in open spaces, where risk management (through risk assessment and hazard control processes) does not already exist.

Campus locations

Course page link